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Brussels Airport (BRU)

Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR) (also called Brussel-Nationaal / Bruxelles-National (Brussels-National) or Zaventem) is an international airport 6.5 NM (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) northeast of Brussels, the capital of Belgium. In 2015, more than 23 million passengers arrived or departed at Brussels Airport, making it the 21st busiest airport in Europe. It is located partially in Zaventem, partially in the Diegem area of Machelen, and partially in Steenokkerzeel, in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is home to around 260 companies, together directly employing 20,000 people and serves as the home base for Brussels Airlines, TUIfly Belgium and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium.

Emirates resumes flights to Brussels Airport on 17 July

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The airline has announced it will offer four weekly flights for passengers to/from Brussels starting 17 July 2020 Customers can also connect through...

Brussels Airport’s spotting platforms are reopened! Spotters day 2020 cancelled

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Spotting platforms reopened You had to wait, but the spotting platforms are now again open to everyone. As a ban was in effect for groups of...

Gradual recovery of passenger flights at Brussels Airport in June (-96.5% for passengers, +71.5% for full-freighter traffic)

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Full-freighter volumes up by +71.5%! Brussels Airport is delighted and relieved to be welcoming passengers again since 15 June for non-essential, and mainly leisure, travel....

Transavia to launch Innsbruck – Brussels Airport on 17 December 2020

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Transavia intends to launch a new route from Innsbruck and its first one to Brussels Airport on 17 December 2020, with 2 flights per...

Delta Air Lines to resume Brussels flights from New York in September

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Delta Air Lines will be flying again from New York JFK to Brussels Airport as of 2 September, according to the company's website. Delta...

Tunisian airline NouvelAir launches it first two routes to Brussels Airport in July

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Tunisian carrier Nouvelair began flying the Tunis – Brussels route on 1 July, with this service being operated twice-weekly. This is Nouvelair’s first scheduled...

A wide range of summer destinations from Brussels Airport this summer

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Number of passengers to exceed the 10,000 mark on the 1st of July Tomorrow will see the official start of the summer holidays. Since the...

Ringtrambus: a new pleasant way to reach Brussels Airport by public transport

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Brussels Airport and Flemish public transport company De Lijn yesterday inaugurated the first service of "Ringtrambus" on line 820, linking the National airport and...

Alitalia, first customer of new handler Alyzia at Brussels Airport from Wednesday 1 July

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Alitalia is the first airline to have contracted French handling company Alyzia at Brussels Airport, said Alyzia's boss Mounir Khablachi to Belga press agency...

Qatar Airways to fly again to Brussels from 26 June

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Qatar Airways continues to resume flights with more than 45 destinations and 270 weekly flights. Qatar Airways redevelops its network with flights to Budapest, Dar...

Air Seychelles Airbus A320neo expected on Friday 26 June at Brussels Airport

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On Friday, at 15:00 local time, an Airbus A320neo of Air Seychelles is expected to land at Brussels Airport. Another special aircraft is expected to Brussels...

Singapore Airlines cancels launch of flights to Brussels Airport in October 2020

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Singapore Airlines (SI) will not launch on 25 October 2020 its new route from Singapore to Brussels, which was supposed to be operated four...

TUI fly Belgium publishes its July/August schedule with some interesting novelties

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In Routes Online, Jim Liu discloses the summer schedule of TUI fly Belgium, which contains some interesting new features, such as the use of...

Air Belgium launches Mauritius in December; eyes new markets (US, Dutch Antilles) in 2021

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Starting mid-December, Air Belgium will launch a direct flight between Brussels Airport, Belgium and Mauritius, the airline announced during a press event on Monday.  Air...

Alyzia SAS gets a 6-month temporary ground handling licence at Brussels Airport

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Alyzia SAS can operate as a ground handling service provider at Brussels Airport for the next six months and will, therefore, receive a temporary...

Emirates to resume flights to 10 cities in end June/July (including Brussels), offers connections through Dubai to 40 cities

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Airline adds frequencies on 14 existing routes in July, offering more travel options New protocols to ease travel for UAE citizens and residents, reflect UAE’s well-planned...

Belgian ground handler Aviapartner gets 25 million euro lifeline from Belgian government

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The Belgian government has approved a 25 million euro loan to help Aviapartner overcome the Covid-19 crisis. The 6-year convertible loan will be granted...

Eighty vacancies for Brussels Airport based DHL Aviation

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DHL Aviation, located at Brussels Airport, is hiring. In total, the logistics company has eighty vacancies. The company saw a volume increase between 15...

Wizz Air leaves Brussels Airport after barely one month of operations

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At the end of the month, Wizz Air will leave Brussels Airport, a new destination opened from Budapest on 1 June 2020. The Hungarian low-cost...

[Pictures] A safe journey restarts at Brussels Airport with 4,000 passengers today and more than 1 million passengers in July and August

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Brussels Airport from today will be able to welcome more passengers now that non-essential travel is allowed again in Europe. The passenger can expect...